Vest

Native American, Sioux
about 1900


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall (overall for mount): 55 x 52 x 1.5 cm (21 5/8 x 20 1/2 x 9/16 in.) Other (Inner back dimension): 47 cm (18 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

03.1022

Medium or Technique

Buckskin, beadwork, cotton

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Buckskin ornamented with beaded design of mounted warriors with long feather head-dresses, and geometric forms, worked with strings of beads tacked by parallel lines of sewing about one centimeter apart. Design is red, blue, green, and yellow on a white ground. Lined with black cotton.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection